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motodan Mar 8, 2012 05:51 AM

We want to take some friends out for dinner tonight in Niagara Falls and need some recommendations. I've scoured Urban Spoon and there doesn't seem to be a lot of grea restaurants. We are looking for something nice but not too expensive. A great meal is priority over ambiance. I'm new to the Niagara Falls food scene.

Any help would be GREATLY appreciated.

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  1. TorontoJo RE: motodan Mar 8, 2012 06:30 AM

    Jamie Kennedy just opened a restaurant in Niagara Falls:

    http://windowsbyjamiekennedy.com/

    I haven't looked at the prices, so it might fall into your "too expensive" category, though.

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      motodan RE: TorontoJo Mar 8, 2012 06:45 AM

      TorontoJo - I'm getting a menu emailed to me right now. Thank you!

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        CookieLee RE: TorontoJo Mar 8, 2012 06:49 AM

        I had lunch at the Gardiner Café, and the food was great! If you can swing it, I highly recommend his cuisine.

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          motodan RE: CookieLee Mar 8, 2012 06:56 AM

          CookieLee - this was in Niagara?? I can't find any such restaurant in Niagara, only Toronto?

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            TorontoJo RE: motodan Mar 8, 2012 07:25 AM

            He/she is referring to Jamie Kennedy's cafe at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto. I think he's just giving a rec for JK's food in general.

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        kassystefanac RE: motodan Mar 8, 2012 12:10 PM

        I live in the falls, and my one of favourite resturants is Bravo on Ferry st. It has awesome food and has a huge beer selection over 100 beers if i can remember correctly

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          motodan RE: kassystefanac Mar 8, 2012 12:22 PM

          Sounds like our kind of place!! Thank you very much for the suggestion. That will most likely be our choice

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            motodan RE: motodan Mar 10, 2012 05:10 AM

            So we went to Bravo last night and it was very good! We found the desserts to be so-so but the actual food was delicious and with 70 beers from 28 countries, you can't go wrong. Thanks again for all the suggestions!!

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          bytepusher RE: motodan Mar 8, 2012 12:45 PM

          There's also this

          http://fallsviewrainbowroom.com/

          His Toronto restaurant sometimes gets mixed reviews though

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            Jocko B RE: motodan Mar 8, 2012 02:26 PM

            Ponte Vecchio was very good when I went there on a comp. I don't think i would go there otherwise. If you want a great Italian meal for a third of the price, head to Casa Antica over the bridge in Lewiston, NY. Nice ambience and good quality American-Italian and almost cheaper than you can make yourself.

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